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Councillor calls time on 31-year parish position in Weston

A Weston parish councillor who has stood down after 31 years has moved to reassure villagers about his continual involvement in the community.

Did you see yellow van being stolen in Market Deeping?

Did you see yellow van being stolen in Market Deeping?

Police are appealing for witnesses to the theft of a yellow Ford Transit van overnight on Tuesday (December 12).

Mary Ayre on her 100th Birthday  with all her family.

Former Spalding pub landlady celebrates 100th birthday

A former Spalding landlady enjoyed a family get-together to mark her 100th birthday at the town’s Cedar Falls Care Home.

Dylan, Alicia Mai and George Chapman meet Santa Claus in the church with town crier and parish council chairman Charles Moore. SG101217-215TW

Wintry blast didn’t stop fun at Long Sutton Christmas Fayre

Organisers of Long Sutton Christmas Fayre decided the show must go on as the town was hit by snow and rain on Sunday.

Rotarians Tom Johnson (front left) and Bill Shaw (front right) with members of the Deepings Interact Club.

Tenth anniversary for Deepings Interact Club

The current school year is a very special one for the Interact Club at The Deepings School as it marks the club’s tenth anniversary.

Helen Brewster

Lifetime award for Helen

A Bourne care home manager has been named as the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award in the National Care Awards 2017.

MUDDY ROAD: Coun Nigel Pepper has criticised county highways staff over their response to a crash where mud was left on the A16.  Photo: SG071116-200TW.

Highways officers slammed over A16 closure

Crowland councillors have criticised county highways officers over their response to a crash on the A16 where a motorcyclist’s bike slid on mud.

Firefighters dealing with the chemical leak this morning. SG141217-101TW

Firefighters called to fumes incident at Long Sutton estate agents

Firefighters were called to an estate agents in Long Sutton this morning because coolant was leaking from a domestic fridge.

Casualty freed after two-car crash in Spalding

Casualty freed after two-car crash in Spalding

Hydraulic equipment was used to rescue one casualty after a two-vehicle collision at Fulney Drove in Spalding last night (Wednesday).

The former Long Sutton Indoor Bowls Club.

Former bowls clubhouse will become retail outlet

Despite passionate opposition from the town’s district councillors, the former Long Sutton Indoor Bowls Club is set to become a retail warehouse.

Roger and Pam Langstaff spearheaded a campaign to bring high speed broadband to Saracens Head. SG071217-311TW

Street at Saracen’s Head has 7th slowest broadband in UK

A street at Saracen’s Head has the 7th slowest broadband speed in the whole of the UK according to

Dave Whitaker, of Wellspring Academy Trust, and John Hayes MP at Spalding High School where a public meeting was held about plans to open a school for challenging and vulnerable children at South Holland Post 16 Centre.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG071217-503TW.

More time to give views on controversial Spalding school

Educators behind plans to open a school in Spalding for challenging and vulnerable children have given people have more time to offer their views.

Library picture: Donington news.

Last minute scramble to buy Christmas trees for Donington Market Place

Donington Parish Council is in a last-minute scramble to buy Christmas trees to go outside shops in Market Place because its original decorations were considered unsafe.

Youngsters at the official opening of Crowland Community Hub
 for Halloween, October 2015.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG311015-143TW.

Start the new year as a volunteer at Crowland Community Hub

Crowland Community Hub is looking for new volunteers to help run the library, craft centre and cinema in 2018.

Church leaders from South Holland bless the gritters and staff at Pode Hole highways depot.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

County gritters rise to South Pole-sized challenge

Lincolnshire’s gritters have covered a distance equal to a trip to the South Pole and back over a five-day period.

Cowbit Parish Council news.

No meeting of Cowbit Parish Council in December

Cowbit Parish Council will NOT be meeting at the village hall next Monday, December 18, at 7.30pm.

Spalding Jobcentre to stage spring jobs fair.

South Holland’s claimant count goes up but there are jobs out there

More people were claiming benefits in South Holland and Spalding than a year ago as November’s Labour Market Statistics were revealed today (Wednesday).

Early Years Christmas Play at Holbeach Primary Academy
All players

Holbeach Primary Academy youngsters perform Nativity play for proud families

St Pauls young footballers celebrate the arrival of their new goals. SG221117-155TW

Gift sends Spalding school into football league

A gift of new goals has put a spring in the step of soccer stars at St Paul’s Community Primary School in Spalding and enabled them to join a league.

Dr Chris Booth with his colleagues and friends at the Long Sutton surgery where he had worked for 27 years before his retirement last week. SG011217-208TW

Suttons Medical Group doctor tees off for retirement

Golf and cricket loving GP Chris Booth is making more time for his favourite sports now he’s retired from The Suttons Medical Group.

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